Artur Neto reveals that he is with prostate cancer and will depart from the city

The disease is at an early stage will drive away the toucan City Hall during 60 days, but still no date for the start of withdrawal.
16/02/2017 14h40 - Updated 17/02/2017 11h16
Photo: Mario Oliveira

The Mayor of Manaus, Arthur Virgilio Neto (PSDB), He announced during a press conference at the headquarters of the municipal executive, in Compensates, Central-West, who discovered a prostate cancer on his last trip to Sao Paulo when he was conducting a battery of medical tests.

The disease is at an early stage will drive away the toucan City Hall during 60 days, but still no date for the start of withdrawal.

The Mayor of Manaus said that both his father and the grandfather suffered from the same disease, but it is confident in the success of treatment by which will pass. “Harder was facing this campaign, cancer joke”, he said, noting that the disease will not stop it “one millimeter”.

The deputy mayor of Manaus, Mark Rotta (PMDB) who was also present at the press he said he only learned of the mayor's disease on Wednesday (15) and he said it is prepared to lead the city during the medical leave of Arthur.


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